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PHE support for research into how AAAs develop

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A pair of hands in a lab with plastic gloves testing samples

Support from Public Health England screening is helping medical researchers from the University of Leicester identify treatments which could potentially be used to reduce the numbers of men with life-threatening abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) needing surgery. The research, funded by …

Much for screening to be proud of on World AIDS Day

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The National Study of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood is pleased to report that the HIV vertical transmission rate among diagnosed women receiving antenatal care in the UK and Ireland remained below 0.3% between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016.